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Roger Miller Fitz-Gerald

Roger Miller Fitz-Gerald, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1961, United States District Court (northern district) 1961, United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1965, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals, 1978, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1982, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1992, United States District Court (central district) Illinois 1994.

Background

Fitz-Gerald, Roger Miller was born on July 13, 1935 in New York City. Son of Gerald Hartpence and Rovenia Francis (Miller) F.-G.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University of Illinois, 1957;Juris Doctor with honors, University of Illinois, 1961.

Career

Association, Kirkland, Ellis, Hodson, Chaffetz & Masters, Chicago, 1961-1964;associate specializing in foreign patent law, Fitch, Even, Tabin & Luedeka, Chicago, 1964-1972;patent attorney, Bell & Howell Company, Chicago, 1972-1974;senior patent attorney, Bell & Howell Company, Chicago, 1974-1975;group patent attorney, Bell & Howell Company, Chicago, 1975-1976;group patent counsel, Bell & Howell Company, Chicago, 1976-1982;senior patent counsel, Bell & Howell Company, Chicago, 1982-1985;senior technical law counsel, Bell & Howell Company, Chicago, 1985-1986;chief technical law counsel, Bell & Howell Company, Chicago, 1986-1990;private practice, Urbana, Wilmette, Belleville, Illinois, since 1990;private practice, St. Louis, since 1990.

Membership

Constitutional revision chairman Illinois Young Republican Organisation, 1968-1970. Served with Army of the United States, 1957. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Champaign County Illinois Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Association Chicago, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Association Corporation Patent Counsel, Computer Law Association, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Delta Phi, Delta Upsilon (province governor 1969-1975). M C.

Connections

Married Martha Ann Odell, 1967 (divorced 1985). Children: Kathleen Odell, Maureen Roxanne, Arthur Thomas. Married Janice Evens, 1993.